Books

Aspects' prides itself on having Perth's best selection of gardening books, from Australian native flora through to garden design and propagation. Our selection also includes a wide range of books on travel, art and design, natural and cultural history, cooking, and Australian and children’s literature.
Displaced: A Rural Life

Displaced: A Rural Life

John Kinsella John Kinsella's memoir of his rural life takes us deep into the heart of what it me...

John Kinsella John Kinsella's memoir of his rural life takes us deep into the heart of what it means to belong and unbelong. The joys and travails of childhood, adult addictions, missteps and changing directions are acutely captured in poignant and poetic detail. While centred on Jam Tree Gully in rural Western Australia, the memoir also moves between Ohio, Schull and Cambridge, mixing regionalism with an international sense of responsibility. What will strike the reader are the detailed obse...

$29.95

The Art of Wellbeing The Art of Wellbeing

The Art of Wellbeing

The Art of Wellbeing: Joyous living inspired by natureMeredith Gaston Building on her uplifting p...

The Art of Wellbeing: Joyous living inspired by natureMeredith Gaston Building on her uplifting philosophy of thankfulness and gratitude for what we have and enjoy, Meredith shows us how to live well and enjoy a healthy life in her highly anticipated new book, 'The Art of Wellbeing'. Divided into four chapters – Nourish, Comfort, Energise and Blossom – Meredith takes the reader on a beautiful journey to find peace, calm, vitality and healthfulness. Through restorative, plant-based recipes, me...

$29.95

Perths Best Bush, Coast and City Walks Perths Best Bush, Coast and City Walks

Perths Best Bush, Coast and City Walks

Perth's Best Bush, Coast and City Walks, 2nd editionPaul Amyes Perth and its environs boast a hug...

Perth's Best Bush, Coast and City Walks, 2nd editionPaul Amyes Perth and its environs boast a huge range of beautiful environments, making the region perfect for exploring on foot. This second edition of 'Perth's Best Bush, Coast and City Walks' introduces the best walks for visitors and residents alike, ranging from leisurely beach-side strolls to the more rugged tracks deep in the bush. Detailed descriptions and maps help the reader explore the regions parks, bushland, lakes, coasts and mos...

$29.95

The Little Book of Lost Words

The Little Book of Lost Words

The Little Book of Lost Words: Collywobbles, ultracrepidarian and other surprisingly useful terms...

The Little Book of Lost Words: Collywobbles, ultracrepidarian and other surprisingly useful terms worth resurrectingJoe Gillard An A-Z collection of some of the most unique words in history, this delightful book deals with surprisingly modern issues - such as sleeping in and procrastination - proving that while our language may change, humans do not! 'The Little Book of Lost Words' presents each term ready for modern-day use, complete with definition, hilarious sample sentence and cheeky hist...

$19.95

The Future Keepers

The Future Keepers

Nandi Chinna The poems in The Future Keepers honour ecosystems and the custodians of future ecolo...

Nandi Chinna The poems in The Future Keepers honour ecosystems and the custodians of future ecologies. They navigate the poet's own embodied experiences of change and succession - of family, community and place. From the research scientists, gardeners, birds and plants of Kings Park, to the activism and ecosystems of the Beeliar Wetlands, to the poet's own inherited landscapes, these poems evoke mutuality and exchange in speaking of the gifts we receive from being open to encounters with othe...

$24.95

The Definition of Aussie Slang Card Pack The Definition of Aussie Slang Card Pack

The Definition of Aussie Slang Card Pack

The Definition of Aussie Slang: Making Sense of the Aussie Language Australian slang, known as ‘S...

The Definition of Aussie Slang: Making Sense of the Aussie Language Australian slang, known as ‘Strine’, is a way of using certain words and phrases that have become iconic to Australians. This is the perfect gift pack for any visitor or guest trying to fit in with our Aussie society. Each card has a word that Australians tend to use in day to day settings and it gives you the definition of the word so you can find yourself being able to fit in with the Australian language down under. Card Pa...

$24.00

All Wrapped Up: Botanicals by Edith Rewa All Wrapped Up: Botanicals

All Wrapped Up: Botanicals

All Wrapped Up: BotanicalsEdith Rewa 'All Wrapped Up' is a series of gorgeous stationery books ce...

All Wrapped Up: BotanicalsEdith Rewa 'All Wrapped Up' is a series of gorgeous stationery books celebrating the work of Australia's best and brightest artists. 'All Wrapped Up: Botanicals' showcases the unique flora of Australia as seen through the eyes of textile designer and illustrator Edith Rewa. Love the pattern? Rip it out and wrap something up! This book includes 20 gift wrapping sheets and two sheets of stickers. About the Author:Edith Rewa is an illustrator and textile designer. With ...

$24.95

All Wrapped Up: Australia by Alice Oehr All Wrapped Up: Australia V2

All Wrapped Up: Australia V2

All Wrapped Up: AustraliaAlice Oehr 'All Wrapped Up' is a series of gorgeous stationery books cel...

All Wrapped Up: AustraliaAlice Oehr 'All Wrapped Up' is a series of gorgeous stationery books celebrating the work of Australia's best and brightest artists. 'All Wrapped Up: Australia' celebrates native flora, fauna and kitsch as seen through the joy-filled print and colour prism of illustrator Alice Oehr. Love the pattern? Rip it out and wrap something up! This book includes 20 gift wrapping sheets and two sheets of stickers. About the Author:Alice Oehr's distinct colourful style incorporat...

$24.95

Rediscover Perth Outdoors Rediscover Perth Outdoors

Rediscover Perth Outdoors

With roling tree-cloaked hills to the east, the deep blue waters of the Indian Ocean to the west ...

With roling tree-cloaked hills to the east, the deep blue waters of the Indian Ocean to the west and the waters of the Swan River meandering through its very heart, Perth and its surrounds are blessed with the most beautiful of outdoor environments. When it comes to experiencing this natural richness, you'll find a wealth of national parks to explore. 'Rediscover Perth Outdoors' provides information on 37 different parks in a region stretching from Yanchep National Park in the north, to Lane ...

$19.95

More Family Walks in Perth Outdoors More Family Walks in Perth Outdoors

More Family Walks in Perth Outdoors

Another perfect walking partner! 'More Family Walks in Perth Outdoors' is the second of a series ...

Another perfect walking partner! 'More Family Walks in Perth Outdoors' is the second of a series of walk books continuing in the footsteps of the bestselling 'Family Walks in Perth Outdoors'.   Containing maps and descriptions of another 50 walks, as well as features on some of the plants and animals you might see while out walking and a list of common birds of the Perth area.   Take this book with you, get in Perth outdoors and enjoy the many wonderful benefits of nature.

$16.95

The Sustainable House Handbook The Sustainable House Handbook

The Sustainable House Handbook

The Sustainable House Handbook: How to plan and build an affordable, energy-efficient and waterwi...

The Sustainable House Handbook: How to plan and build an affordable, energy-efficient and waterwise home for the futureJosh Burne 'The Sustainable House Handbook' is your comprehensive guide to building an affordable, eco-friendly and energy- plus water-efficient green home for the future. In this book, sustainability expert and Gardening Australia presenter Josh Byrne takes readers through the process of planning a 10-Star rated high-performance home according to the Australian Nationwide Ho...

$39.95

Get Growing Get Growing

Get Growing

Holly Farrell Put the fun into gardening with this beautifully illustrated guide to growing plant...

Holly Farrell Put the fun into gardening with this beautifully illustrated guide to growing plants indoors and out. Simple step-by-step projects and experiments explain the building blocks of gardening, putting the theory into practice to show you how to grow everything from cacti to cucumbers! An ideal introduction for complete beginners as well as families with young children, designed to inspire a life-long love of gardening. About the Author:Holly Farrell is the author of 'RHS Miniature G...

$29.95